Packing List

Move In Packing List

Consider these suggestions when deciding what to pack for the big move. Remember that your room already includes a bed, desk with chair, dresser or wardrobe, and a mini fridge with microwave.

To download a PDF version of the available packing lists, click the link below.

Residence Hall packing list (pdf)

Wolf Village packing list (pdf)

Wolf Ridge packing list (pdf)

Floor plans with room dimensions can be found on the Residence Halls page.

Residence Hall Packing List


  • Twin extra-long sheets: 36" x 80"
  • Pillows and pillowcases
  • Bedspread, comforter or blanket
  • Mattress pad
  • Alarm clock


  • Dishes, cups and eating utensils (non-breakable and microwave safe)
  • Can opener
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Sealed plastic containers/bags (food storage)
  • Chip clips
  • Napkins or paper towels
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • Dish soap


  • Desk lamp (try an energy efficient bulb)
  • Computer/printer/accessories
  • Backpack
  • Desk supplies (paper, notebooks, binders, folders, pens, pencils, highlighters, paper clips, staples, stapler, calculator, sticky notes, ruler, scissors, index cards, etc.)
  • Calendar or planner
  • Bulletin board and pushpins
  • Trash bags
  • USB drive
  • Ethernet cable


  • Toiletries (toilet paper provided in residence halls)
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Shower shoes
  • Shower caddy


  • Laundry basket or bag
  • Laundry detergent (for High Efficiency (HE) front-loading washing machines)
  • Dryer sheets
  • Clothes hangers
  • Iron with auto-off/ ironing board
  • Clothes drying rack
  • Lint roller
  • Fabric softener
  • Clothing for variety of temperatures


  • Plants
  • Pictures/posters
  • Area carpet or scatter rugs
  • Removable adhesive/hooks/ blue tape (Nothing that will leave damaging marks on walls)
  • Curtains and spring rods


  • TV and coaxial cable
  • iPod or MP3 player/headphones
  • Dry erase board/markers
  • DVDs and DVD player
  • Cards and group games


  • Umbrella
  • Jacket/raincoat
  • Flashlight
  • Small tool set
  • Student ID (if already created)
  • Vehicle registration/insurance card (if bringing car to campus)
  • Extra set of car keys (if bringing car to campus)
  • First aid kit
  • Bicycle with durable U-bolt lock
  • Key chain for room key


  • Cell phone and charger
  • Power strip with surge protector (look for "smart" strips that save energy)
  • Storage boxes (under-the-bed, on wheels, tubs, etc.)
  • Cleaning supplies (dust rags, sponge, multipurpose cleaner)
  • Small vacuum or broom
  • Fan
  • Odor eliminator
  • Closet organizer/shoe racks
  • Batteries for electronics
  • Earplugs

Leave It

  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Pets other than fish (10-gallon tank limit per person)
  • Dart boards
  • Water beds
  • Weapons
  • Extension cords
  • Air conditioners
  • Lava Lamps
  • Ceiling fans/lights
  • Toasters, burners or hot plates
  • Heaters
  • Fireworks
  • Explosives or unsafe chemicals
  • Candles and incense